A Crab and Its Molt

crabwmolt.jpg

A Crab and Its Molt

A blue crab increases about 33% in size with each molt.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

Learn More at AskFWC